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Employment Opportunities With SJPC

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Care to join us in strengthening families through parenting education and creating healthier communities? We are a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization located in Stamford and Danbury, CT.
Our mission is to strengthen families that are at risk of child abuse and neglect, by providing parenting education and support. Our vision is that all children live in a world free of child abuse and neglect.

We equip parents with the education, tools and resources to change unhealthy parenting patterns and to foster healthy ones in an effort to decrease the incidence of child abuse and neglect.

We do so with these values in mind: 

We love people first, believe all individuals deserve respect and are focused on the child. We believe empowerment is the key to our parents’ success and everyone needs a family. We listen and then respond and strive for excellence.

If you are interested in joining our team, please see the list of employment opportunities below and send us your resume today!

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Stamford Center Director

Location:

Stamford

Summary:

As a member of leadership team, the Stamford Center Director is responsible for overseeing all operations. S/he will be the key external face of SJPC in the Stamford community. In this full-time, the Stamford Center Director will report to the Executive Director of SJPC.

Specific Responsibilities:

The Stamford Center Director will be responsible for the operational success of all SJPC’s programs ensuring seamless team management and development, program delivery, and quality control and evaluation. The Center Director is responsible for the daily operations of the Stamford SJPC. 


Leadership & Management:

1. Assist the Executive Director in achieving the organization’s long-range strategy to achieves its mission potential by expanding support to parents throughout the Stamford area.

2. Assists Executive Director in developing/improving all programs, volunteer recruitment and center plans and policies authorized by the Board of Directors.

3. Track progress and regularly evaluate program components so to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents.

4. Support Program Director managing case managers, tracking program outcomes/metrics, and ensuring program health.

5. Oversee volunteer recruitment for all Stamford Parenting Programs and administrative needs.

6. Accountable to create and promote a positive, multicultural work environment that attracts, motivates, and supports a diverse staff of top-quality people.


Operations:

1. Maintain a safe and healthy Stamford facility overseeing office operations.

2. Recruit, hire, and oversee training and orientation of all personnel and assess skills, experience, and professional development needs of the staff.

3. Responsible for tracking outcomes on a monthly and annual basis.


Fundraising & Communications:

1. Represent SJPC’s mission and philosophy by maintaining cordial relations with all stakeholders.

2. Work with SJPC’s Development Department to establish program reports to comply with grant management and accountability frameworks for corporate, foundation, and government donors.

3. Serve as SJPC Stamford spokesperson for community collaboratives, legislators, community leaders and city officials as needed.


Budget & Finance:

1. Work with SJPC’s Executive Director and Finance Director to set financial priorities accurately to ensure that the center is operating in a manner that supports the needs of the program and staff.

2. Oversees Program budget and ensure financial accountability.

Preferred Qualifications:

The Center Director will be thoroughly committed to SJPC’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching and relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:

  • Master’s Degree preferred in social work, human services or nonprofit administration or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background

  • Five or more years nonprofit management experience

  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector

  • Ability to convey a vision of SJPC’s strategic future to staff, board, volunteers, and donors

  • Manage and office and staff

  • Experience recruiting volunteers

  • Strong written and oral communication skills 

  • Experience with public speaking

  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people

  • Transparent, mission-driven, self-directed, high integrity leadership

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office  i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.

  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus

This position description is intended to be general and may evolve over time. The description is subject to periodic updating. At management’s discretion, the employee may be assigned different or additional duties from time to time.

Volunteer Program Manager

Location:

Stamford

Summary:

The Volunteer Program Manager is responsible for the recruiting, onboarding, training and scheduling of all facilitator volunteers at Saint Joseph Parenting Center (SJPC). She/he ensures that the activities of all SJPC volunteers meet the needs of the organization. She/he must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team, communicate effectively both orally and in writing and be able to maintain excellent working relationships with employees, clients, volunteers, donors and community partners as well as the public in general. It is essential that this person shares the organization’s values and vision of strengthening families through parent education in an effort to break the cycle of child abuse and neglect. The Volunteer Program Manager reports to the Center Director. This is a 36 hrs/week non-exempt position with the availability of medical health insurance coverage. Some evening hours required.

Specific Responsibilities:

Volunteer Program (65%)

1. Work closely with all staff to identify volunteer needs

2. Recruit, train and onboard new volunteers to facilitate class and serve meals

3. Outreach to the community and build relationships to attract volunteers

4. Create/update calendars for class facilitators and meal servers

5. Schedule facilitators for classes

6. Communicate with volunteers regularly

7. Follow up with case managers to obtain facilitator feedback

8. Manage facilitator schedule 1 months in advance

9. Provide on-going training, support and supervision of all volunteers

10. Plan, organize, and implement volunteer recognition events and activities


Operations (25%)

1. Track professional and non-professional volunteer data

2. Track donations in kind

3. Perform administrative duties as required


SJPC Parenting Programs (10%)

1. Plan 4 parent events per year; Christmas, Thanksgiving, Mother’s and Father’s Day events

2. Host a Volunteer Appreciation event

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience in professional volunteer management and recruitment, or public relations

  • A bachelor's degree in human services or public relations field, or another related field.

  • Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Personable and able to work nonjudgmentally within a customer service framework

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Preferred: Previous working experience in the nonprofit sector

  • Strongly Preference for Bilingual Candidate: English & Spanish

This position description is intended to be general and may evolve over time. The description is subject to periodic updating. At management’s discretion, the employee may be assigned different or additional duties from time to time.

Case Manager

Location:

Stamford

Summary:

As a member of SJPC’s program team, the Case Manager is responsible for providing holistic and comprehensive case management services to parents involved in SJPC’s parenting programs. She/he must have the ability to work independently, communicate effectively both orally and in writing and be able to maintain good working relationships with the clients, employees, the public and other volunteers. It is essential that this person share the organization’s vision of strengthening families through parent education in an effort to break the cycle of child abuse. The Case Manager reports to the Director of Programs.

Specific Responsibilities:

1. Client Case Management:

  • Conduct client intake interviews and provide written documentation of interview

  • Follow up with clients’ caseworkers and other client service providers as needed

  • Responsible for written client attendance reports as per client/caseworker request and for all documentation on client interactions

  • Connect clients with needed and available community resources

  • Input accurate and complete data for all clients into SJPC’s database

  • Conduct weekly follow-up with clients and agencies as appropriate to document success of program

  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of Programs

2. Program Implementation:

  • Assist in planning, coordinating and implementing all activities for the parenting programs in conjunction with the Program Team

  • Assist the Director of Programs in evaluating & tracking the clients’ participation and progress

  • Coordinate and implement all incentive programs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology or other health care related field

  • Relevant work experience including internships

  • Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted

  • Personable and able to work nonjudgmentally within a customer service framework

  • Refined and well-organized multi-tasking skills

  • Proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, & Social Media Application

This position description is intended to be general and may evolve over time. The description is subject to periodic updating. At management’s discretion, the employee may be assigned different or additional duties from time to time.

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